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After 100 Years in Business, JGS Insurance Has Learned to Embrace Change

“To improve is to change, so to be perfect is to have changed often.” This quote from Winston Churchill is hanging on the wall at the offices of Jacobson, Goldfarb & Scott Inc. (JGS Insurance). The Bell Works, N.J.-headquartered agency, …

Insurance Startup Berkley One Launches in Illinois

Startup insurance provider, Berkley One, has launched in Illinois, the first state of a planned national state-by-state rollout. Working with a select group of independent agents, Berkley One offers home, automobile, fine art and collectibles, and excess liability insurance solutions, …

Ironshore’s Pembroke Agency Launches Accident Coverage for Space Tourism

Ironshore International’s Pembroke Managing Agency Limited through its Lloyd’s Syndicate 4000 (Pembroke) has introduced insurance coverage for passengers and participants in sub-orbital space flights. Pembroke’s product provides cover for personal risk exposure of death, serious injury, and associated medical expenses …

Willis to Acquire Sweden’s Employee Benefits Provider Max Matthiessen

Willis Group Holdings plc announced that it will acquire a controlling stake of approximately 75 percent in Max Matthiessen, an employee benefits adviser in Sweden, for $205 million. Willis said the acquisition “underlines its commitment to grow its global Human …